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Peter Ellis Jacobs

Peter Ellis Jacobs of DeRidder, La passed away at the age of 90 on October 13, 2022.

Peter was a longtime resident of DeRidder and was currently living in Pueblo West, Colorado with family. Visitation will be at 10:30 AM until 11:30 AM on Monday, October 24th, 2022, at Myers Colonial Funeral Home in DeRidder, La.   Following the visitation, a funeral procession will travel to the Central Louisiana Veterans Cemetery located in Leesville, La for interment.

Military Color Guard will perform at the gravesite providing Full Military Honors.

He was born in Port Neches, Texas and graduated from Hyatt High School in Hyatt, La. After graduation, he joined the United State Navy and traveled abroad.

Peter is survived by his children, Dean, Jane, Colley P. Jacobs, also his stepchildren, Jackie Stamps from Merryville, La. Michael Pard of China Spring, Tx., Sarah Cline of New Mexico, Jimmye Pard of Lake Charles, La., Samuel Pard of Pueblo West, Colorado. One sister, Margrett Sibley of Merryville, La.

Peter Jacobs had many grandchildren and great grandchildren, just to name a few; Tony Hofford, Christopher Hofford, David Pard, Christopher Cline, Dustie Maynard, Axle Pard, Jacob Pard, Raven Floros Hailey Rush, Amoran Hofford, Preston Hofford, Adalyn Floros, Bentley Mezo.

He was preceded in death by his mother and father, Maggie and Cecil Jacobs, his wife, Jimmie Lola, 3 brothers, son, Peter Irvin Jacobs and stepdaughter, Jeanne Renee’ Hofford and grandson, Michael Pard ll.

Mr Peter Jacobs was retired from the United States Navy carrying the rank of SCPO “Senior Chief Petty Officer”. He served 23 years as an Avionics Technician Small Arms Technician, and Recruiter. He served during the Korean War and Vietnam War.

Peter’s lifelong hobby was fishing. He also loved gardening.  He was a jack of all trades and would amaze many by his knowledge most subjects.

Peter will be missed by many due to him touching their lives by helping, bending an ear or just being there. He will be eternally loved and deeply missed.

Peter Ellis Jacobs
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